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Economic Education Center

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2021

Teaching Economics in American History | Teacher Workshop

Event Starts – 8:30 a.m. 
Event Ends – 3:15 p.m.

Lambeau Field (Legends Club Room)
1265 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI

The Economic Education Center is offering four faculty and high school teacher travel scholarships to participate in the Teaching Economics in American History workshop on July 13 in Green Bay, Wisconsin! In collaboration with the Office for the Advancement of Free Enterprise Education at Lakeland University, this workshop provides practical examples for incorporating economics lessons into your American history curriculum. It is based on the award-winning supplementary text “Economic Episodes in American History” and is presented by the coauthors Dr. Mark Schug, Dr. Tawni Ferrarini (EEC Director), and Dr. Scott Niederjohn. This interactive program will provide ample resources to help supplement your social studies instruction and boost your students’ economic IQ in the process.

Scholarship Info

Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for mileage at 44 cents per mile to drive from St. Charles, Missouri, to and from Green Bay. In addition to receiving travel reimbursement, recipients will also get:

  • One-night stay at the family-friendly Tundra Lodge Resort in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • One copy of the economics primer, Common Sense Economics
  • 20 copies of Economic Episodes in American History for your classroom
  • Meals during event
  • Having access to Lambeau Field

If interested in one of the four scholarships, contact Grant Black (EEC associate director) at gblack@lindenwood.edu.

Registration closes on June 28, 2021. Space is limited, so don't delay.

If you have questions about the program(s) or the registration process, please contact Dr. Scott Niederjohn at niederjohnms@lakeland.edu.

 

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UPCOMING WEBINARS

TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. (CST) | The Crypto Craze: Bitcoin & Other Currencies

Presenter: Tawni Ferrarini, Lindenwood University

In this economics webinar, explore what cryptocurrencies are and how they present “investment” opportunities for everyone. Bitcoin and other “cryptos” are now discussed widely in the media. Through interactives, teachers will gain access to tools that advance students’ understanding of sound money, diversified investment, and technology advancements. Each factor’s contribution to overall and individual economic prosperity will be investigated.

This webinar is FREE, but registration is required.

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Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301